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Soldier profiles

Name : FIELD, MICHAEL
Service Number : VX57126
Date of Birth : 14/02/1910
Place of Birth : HEYWOOD, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 03/06/1941
Locality on Enlistment : TYRENDARRA, VIC
Place of Enlistment : ROYAL PARK, VIC
Next of Kin : FIELD, ERROL
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA, JAVA
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 26/02/1946
Date Died : 22/05/1963
Age at Death : 53
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : TOONGABBIE CEMETERY, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : JAVA
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : NO
P.O.W. Camps (details) : JAVA
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : JAPAN
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial B-JAVA-0028 Missing & POW Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6123388 [NOT EXAMINED], Barcode 478881 [OPEN], Barcode 1033089 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 888kB),   Past article (size 144kB),   Past article (size 144kB),   Past article (size 100kB),   Past article (size 62kB)

Background : Father of Susan, John and Carol.